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“a little bit of New York in columbus”

Short North Arts District
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Columbus Short North Walking Tour
Ranked #10 of 152 things to do in Columbus
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Owner description: Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban neighborhood is filled with boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants and theaters.
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“a little bit of New York in columbus”
Reviewed December 5, 2013

galleries, coffee shops , clothing stores and a market place are all worth visiting. Especially important if you have seen too many Ohio State red sweatshirts as this area is just fun .

Visited November 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Artsy, Innovative & Down Home”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is the old part of downtown Columbus. It has some missing pieces, but many of the buildings are originals - mostly early 20th c. warm brick. The newer builds have to fit in, making this a truly retro experience. Day or night, there so many small shops, pubs, murals, galleries to enjoy. Check the Weekender to see if any special events are going on like Gallery Hpp [first Saturday of each month]. Delightful night out! You might even see a unicyclist cruising down the street...

Visited November 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Big city appeal”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

I am originally from NYC, and this is as close as it gets to experiencing a bit of Manhattan in Columbus. Art galleries, great bars, restaurants, and clubs. Really cool people and music too...one my favorite places in the city.

Visited November 2013
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Ohio
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532 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“Great place to window shop, people watch, eat and drink”
Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

I live only a few miles away, so I get over here quite a bit. It's a go-to place when we have out of town guests. There are eclectic shops, galleries and some of the better/more fun bars and restaurants in the city. Start at one end and walk to the other!

Visited November 2013
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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews
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“The Columbus version of Soho”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Short North has amazing restaurants and Gallery Hop on the first Saturday of every month is the best way to see great art and enjoy multiple restaurants as you "hop" around the Short North.

Visited November 2013
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